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River Forest, Illinois is located in Cook County. Zip codes in River Forest, IL include 60305. The median home price in River Forest is $649,000 which is roughly $277/per square foot. More River Forest information.

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Saturday Sep 13 | OakLeaves

Fall's classical music highlights: Western Suburb concerts

Well, think again. Jay Friedman, music director of the Symphony of Oak Park and River Forest, is planning a surprise for the orchestra's first concert of the season at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

OakLeaves

River Forest crowds line up for LemonAid

For Christina Strand, it comes as no surprise when, once a year, her street floods with neighbors eager for a glass of lemonade. "We're just like a huge family," said Strand, 15. "It's the best block - no offense to the other blocks."

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OakLeaves

Vegan restaurant to open in former River Forest Town Center Qdoba

A Native Foods CafA© location in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. The fast-casual vegan restaurant chain is planning to open up shop on Lake Street in River Forest Town Center.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Fire guts home, damages apartment building in Oak Park

Firefighters were working to extinguish a three-alarm blaze Wednesday morning that started in a house being renovated in near-west suburban Oak Park.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Daily Herald

Cicero police arrest bank robbery suspect

A news release issued Monday said officers arrested Rodrigo Medellin Sunday afternoon following a short car and foot chase.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

OakLeaves

Paul Sassone: Let the teenagers sleep

Teens need nine-and-a-half hours of sleep each night, according to the National Sleep Foundation.

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OakLeaves

Construction starts on Pete's Fresh Market in Oak Park; 'early spring' opening expected

Renovations at the much-anticipated Pete's Fresh Market in Oak Park have officially begun, and a representative for the grocery store said the company expects to open in early spring next year.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

OakLeaves

LemonAid fundraiser dishing out cash to more charities this year

The annual LemonAid fundraiser, a River Forest staple stirring up money for local charities, is looking to sweeten the event this year.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Patch.com

Matzo Balls, Chopped Liver and the Midwest: Jewish Foodways of the Heartland

Highland Park Historical Society hosts on Wednesday September 10th at 7 PM 'Matzo Balls, Chopped Liver and the Midwest: Jewish Foodways of the Heartland,' presented by Ellen Steinberg, PhD.

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OakLeaves

No Boundaries Bandit bank robber wanted by FBI strikes River Forest

A photo of a man being sought by the FBI for robbing a Chase Bank in Northlake on Aug. 15. Known as the "No Boundaries Bandit," the man described as a 200-pound Hispanic has robbed five Chicago banks, and now, seven in the suburbs-most recently in west suburban River Forest, according to the FBI.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Elite Street: Reputed mob boss selling River Forest mansion

Reputed mob boss Joseph Andriacchi, who for more than two decades has been identified by the Chicago Crime Commission and law enforcement as a high-ranking member of the Chicago Outfit, has listed his four-bedroom, 6,350-square-foot mansion in River Forest for $2.15 million.

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OakLeaves

Top 10 classes to take around Oak Park in September

Learn something new this month with our picks of the top 10 classes to take around Oak Park in September.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

OakLeaves

Oak Park police blotter: Woman charged with making purchases on closed card

The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the Oak Park and River Forest police departments.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

OakLeaves

Green Community Connections presents 'native garden tour' ...

Green Community Connections and West Cook Wild Ones will present the first-ever "Birds, Bees & Butterflies: A Native Garden Tour" on Sunday, September 7 from 2-4:30pm.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

OakLeaves

River Forest signs off on liquor license for CVS - with a catch

The River Forest Village Board unanimously signed off on a liquor license Monday for the CVS at North and Thatcher avenues, but they could still be overruled by history.

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